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longboards for downhill 2020

So you’re looking to pick up downhill skating and are wondering how to setup your board? Look no further. This article should help you get bearings of what type of equipment you’ll be needing. I’ll also talking about what generally… Continue Reading…

Beginners GuidesBuying guideGear KnowledgeGear reviewSkills to bomb hills

As my interest in downhill longboarding grew and I started to research my first deck, I was quickly overwhelmed by all the guides, information, different types of decks people were riding. I simply didn’t know what to go with. Today… Continue Reading…

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longboards wheels for sliding

After foot breaking, sliding is one of the best ways to slow down on your longboard – it’s probably your best option if you’re skating above 30mph. It’s a skill that anyone who wants to skate fast or bomb hills… Continue Reading…

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setup trucks downhill

As part of my on-going skills to bomb hills series, I’ll be talking about how downhill skating beginners should set up their trucks. Your trucks determine how stable you will be when going fast, how you’ll slide, and basically how… Continue Reading…

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downhill skateboarding covid-19

I’ve noticed a lot of people are picking up skating or thinking about getting a board during this crisis – and it makes sense. Skating ticks a lot of boxes in this time – it’s a great way to get… Continue Reading…

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the best european longboard brands

This week’s article will be on the best European longboard brands. I’ve looked at companies, brands, and people that make high-quality longboard gear. After reading it, you’ll know where to look for your next longboard. By no means is this list… Continue Reading…

Beginners GuidesInformation for non-skatersProtective/Safety gearSecret tipsSkills to bomb hills

When people watch downhill skate videos, they see skaters going down roads at 100kph (60mph), taking turns at high speeds, and doing risky-looking maneuvers – all this with fast-moving traffic coming up in the other lane! Personally, I wouldn’t blame them… Continue Reading…

Beginners GuidesSecret tipsSkills to bomb hills

Recently I’ve been coming across a bunch of posts from people on the internet unable to properly balance on their skateboard, so today I’ll be talking about how to do so among other skateboarding basics. I’ll be going over foot… Continue Reading…

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how to tuck on a longboard

So you’ve picked up your first longboard and you’re looking to get to grips with the basics of downhill skating? Fortunately, over the next couple of weeks I’ll be focusing on topics that will help you develop the skills to… Continue Reading…

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This weeks article is a short compilation of some of the best downhill skate videos of 2019. I think anyone interested longboarding will find it helpful and entertaining. I’ve handpicked the videos that stood out the most to me. The… Continue Reading…

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